Turn Orange for Hunger Action Month on September 4!

September is Hunger Action Month, when the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks unites to urge individuals to take action in their communities. It is your opportunity to create a movement that has a real and lasting impact on Feeding America’s mission to help end hunger in America. Together We Can Solve Hunger. Click here to learn more or get involved: Hunger Action Month. You can also help by spreading the word about hunger in America! Support your local food bank!! Read More

Volunteer To Get Out Of The Box - Investors Business Daily

March 12, 2014 by Amy Alexander Want to get outside the box? Give your time. That's what attorney Rebecca Fayed did. As associate general counsel and privacy officer at Advisory Board (ABCO), a Washington, D.C.-based consultancy, Fayed eyes regulations shaken up by breakthrough thinking. Fayed sharpened her planning smarts while doing pro bono work at Wonders Child Care, a nonprofit day care serving D.C. and Maryland. She crunched a corporate vision statement for Wonders. She studied the kiddie care competition. She floated ideas for new offerings. Then she joined the tots as they played with water. "I... Read More

Smiling from the Soul

I wake up every morning to the news on the radio. Snippets of daily information interspersed with commercials, lots of commercials: Car commercials, service commercials, food commercials. Marketers selling feelings.  We’ll feel great behind the wheel of this car.  Eat this breakfast and you’ll have a great day. Use these products and you will feel younger, confident and more alive. You’ll feel like a million bucks if you just buy the product.  Pay attention to the ads you hear today, and notice what is actually being sold. Imagine if feeling good... Read More

You Are Part Of The Solution

There is no question that we live in tumultuous times, economically and socially. These two realms are far from isolated.  They are intricately woven together. Difficult economic times cause challenging social conditions.  Difficult social situations, in turn, strain the economic system. Once in a while, we need to step back and appreciate that for the most part, we are not the problem…we are a big part of the solution. Once in a while, we need to step back and appreciate how much so many of us really care about people – all people. ... Read More

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